Director of English Language Institute
PhD, McGill University
MA, University of Durham
BA, University of London
2833 Cathedral of Learning
Department of Linguistics
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
Area of Specialization
Second Language Acquisition
Syntax and semantics
Working memory and sentence processing
DeKeyser, R. M., & Juffs, A. (2005). Cognitive considerations in L2 learning. In E. Hinkel (Ed.), Handbook of Research in Second Language Teaching and Learning (pp. 437-454). Mahwah, NJ: Lawence Erlbaum Associates.
Juffs, A. (2004). Representation, processing and working memory in a second language. Transactions of the Philological Society, 102, 199-226.
Juffs, A. (2005). The influence of first language on the processing of wh-movement in English as a second language. Second Language Research, 21, 121-151.
Juffs, A. (2006). Grammar and parsing and a transition theory. Applied Psycholinguistics, 27, 69-71.
Juffs, A. (2006). Processing reduced relative vs. main verb ambiguity in English as a Second Language: a replication study with working memory. In R. Slabakova, S. Montrul & P. Prevost (Eds.), Inquiries in Linguistic Development in Honor of Lydia White (pp. 213-232). Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
Juffs, A. (in press). Working Memory, second language acquisition, and low-educated second language and literacy learners. LOT Occasional Papers: Netherlands Graduate School of Linguistics.
Spinner, P., & Juffs, A. (2006). Acquisition of L2 gender: locating the source of the problem. Proceedings of Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition, 1, 333-344.